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Bush Blitz at the Australian National Botanic Gardens – save the date!

October 3, 2018 by Bush Blitz
WHEN: 10am - 3pm, Sunday 2 December 2018 Everyone is invited to take part in the next Bush Blitz during a fun-filled and fascinating day at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra. Join Bush Blitz scientists as they find out what…
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Bush Blitz to continue until 2023

March 20, 2018 by Bush Blitz
On Friday 9 March the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for the Environment and Energy, and Geoff Healy, Chief External Affairs Officer BHP, announced a joint commitment of $11M for Bush Blitz over the next five years. This will continue…
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Lake Torrens SA, 2016

February 26, 2018 by Bush Blitz
During August and September 2016, a Bush Blitz was conducted at South Australia's Lake Torrens National Park and adjoining pastoral stations. Scientists recorded 944 species, 341 of which had not previously been recorded in the area and 42 may be…
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Quinkan Country QLD, 2017

January 31, 2018 by Bush Blitz
In March 2017, a Bush Blitz was conducted in Quinkan Country in northern Queensland. Scientists recorded approximately 1279 species, 1015 of which had not previously been recorded in the study area and 128 may be new to science. Two threatened…
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Bradshaw Field Training Area NT, 2017

December 11, 2017 by Bush Blitz
In May 2017, a Bush Blitz was conducted at Bradshaw Field Training Area in the Northern Territory. Scientists recorded 902 species, 377 of which had not previously been recorded in the park and 15 may be new to science. Six…
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Croajingolong National Park Victoria, 2016

December 11, 2017 by Bush Blitz
During November and December 2016, two Bush Blitzes were conducted at Croajingolong National Park in Victoria. Scientists recorded 1776 species, 702 of which had not previously been recorded in the park and 25 may be new to science. Ten threatened…
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